This Foundation Certificate has been designed for students wishing to undertake a Higher Education course in ecology and conservation management on a part-time basis. There is a steady demand within the conservation and environmental sector for people with skills in plant and animal identification and countryside management. As a result of this, one of the aims of the course is, to equip students with identification skills and the countryside management knowledge needed for this sort of work. In addition the course is designed to equip students with the pre-requisites to progress onto the final year of the FdSc Ecology and Conservation Management course, to be completed either by full-time or part-time study.
Academic and Vocational Skills; Essential Plant and Soil Science; Ecology and Identification of Native Species (1.5 module); GIS and Semi-natural Habitats (1.5 module); Ecology
How to apply
To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.
Additional entry requirements
You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.|
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Fees and funding